Museum Studies Program Blog

New book by past MSP presenter

In 2010, Nina Simon, author of The Participatory Museum, presented a lecture as part of our Reimagining Engagement series.  Nina has just written The Art of Relevance  which explores how mission-driven organizations can matter more to more people. The book is packed with inspiring examples, rags-to-relevance...

For new museum professionals

Students and alumni just entering the professional museum field might want to take at the National Emerging Museum Professionals website.    For those in the Detroit area, think about attending the upcoming happy hour at the Museum of Contemporary Art.  Details can be found...

It’s Museum Week!

Happy Museum Week 2017!  Be sure to follow #MuseumWeek and @museumweek this week in particular for fascinating information about the world of museums.  You can also check out the Museum Week website.

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Katie Raff (MSP05) served as the primary author of curatorial entries as well as general editor of the newly published scholarly catalogue, Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.  It is the Institute’s most in-depth publication to date on an area...

MSP12 alumni at AAM conference

Marisa Szpytman (Registrar, Detroit Institute of Arts) and Julie Feldt (Educatio Coordinator, Adler Planetarium) ran into each other at the American Alliance of Museums national conference in May and share the work they are doing in the field of museums.